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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2017, 03:05 PM
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Posted By katy_oilman
Kuiu customer service surprise!!

I wanted to share this, because I know that Kuiu can, and has been, get a bad rap for customer service. I've experienced some delays and out of stocks myself.

This was my first year purchasing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-07-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By katy_oilman
Thanks for all the feedback. I was concerned...

Thanks for all the feedback. I was concerned about the same thing - all my sh*t. I've got a lot too, and was worrying about how I was going to pack it all and then forget something important since...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-07-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By katy_oilman
Texas hunters traveling to Colorado

For those of ya'll that chase Elk or Muleys in Colorado, do ya'll all drive up there from Texas or do you fly and then drive in?

I'm in Katy (west Houston), and am headed up for 4th rifle season...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By katy_oilman
Thanks guys. I'll dry them and see how it goes on...

Thanks guys. I'll dry them and see how it goes on the smell. I know if that smell sticks I'll get winded pretty easily even without the BO. ;)
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By katy_oilman
Merino wool shirts stink coming out of washer??

Anyone else have this problem? I bought some base shirts made of merino for the first time from Kuiu. I'm washing them on the delicate cycle with woolite on cold and they are coming out smelling like...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By katy_oilman
Thanks all. After looking up a lot of what you...

Thanks all. After looking up a lot of what you recommended I ended up going with the Manfrotto. Thanks Calihunter1 for that one.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By katy_oilman
you ever have any issues with the field of vision...

you ever have any issues with the field of vision bouncing with that high country? I like that it's light, but at only 2lbs wondering how it holds up if you have any wind at all too. I think my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By katy_oilman
Recommendations for glassing tripod

I need some input for a tripod that will serve dual purpose for binoculars but can also handle the weight of a spotting scope without bouncing around.

Anyone have any experience with one that they...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By katy_oilman
Thank you both!

Thank you both!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-19-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By katy_oilman
Long distance outdoor rifle and bow ranges around Houston?

American shooting center is the closest to me for rifle and Buffalo Archery for bow, but both are closed indefinitely due to Harvey.

Anyone know of any other outdoor ranges around that go out to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-12-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By katy_oilman
I received an email this morning about my order....

I received an email this morning about my order. 4 out of the 12 items were processed (not yet shipped). I called to ask about the others. 3 items were out of stock of which two they expected soon...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By katy_oilman
Kuiu order delays?

Anyone else place an order with Kuiu lately? I went to the road show in San Antonio and placed an order and then added a couple of things a couple of days after. I called this past week to check on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-24-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By katy_oilman
I'm in for pics and contact info if it looks like...

I'm in for pics and contact info if it looks like what I'm thinking. I need to get back up to Aggieland this Fall anyway to catch a game, so two birds and all that.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By katy_oilman
Recommendations for "dipping" a shotgun

Anyone know where I can get a semiauto shotgun "dipped" with a camo pattern? I use it for turkey and duck. It's black, but wanted a camo pattern cerakote finish.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-23-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,183
Posted By katy_oilman
I use my Browning 725 Sporting for clays and for...

I use my Browning 725 Sporting for clays and for upland. I figure the clays are practice for the real thing with it. It was made for shooting, so I sure as heck use it. That Beretta looks pretty...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By katy_oilman
thanks for the feedback. I held off thanks to the...

thanks for the feedback. I held off thanks to the information and links - especially some of those from the previous thread that was referenced. Thanks for the help!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-04-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By katy_oilman
2009 F250 6.4L - too many miles??

I'm looking at buying a used F250 with the 6.4L and with about 260,000 miles. It's at a great price, but I'm concerned about the mileage. The front suspension has been replaced, oil changed every...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,198
Posted By katy_oilman
I'm looking at doing the same thing. There are...

I'm looking at doing the same thing. There are several that are out there right now around Rocksprings, Eden, and down by George West. The plots are on the smaller side in some instances (10-20...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-15-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Doh! Me too. I wonder when they are going to...

Doh! Me too. I wonder when they are going to finalize the second draw.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-06-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Well done! Looking forward to the trophy pic!! ...

Well done! Looking forward to the trophy pic!!


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-06-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Good luck to everyone still there for the last...

Good luck to everyone still there for the last day!


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-05-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Congrats! Lots of deer going down this hunt. ...

Congrats! Lots of deer going down this hunt.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-05-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Good luck guys. We had to pull out to drive back...

Good luck guys. We had to pull out to drive back to Houston. I have another hunt starting tomorrow morning at Brazos Bend SP. This was a fun and challenging hunt.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-05-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Nice! Congrats! Sent from my iPhone...

Nice! Congrats!


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-05-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Get one?! Sent from my iPhone using...

Get one?!


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-04-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 594
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Posted By katy_oilman
Congrats! Sent from my iPhone using...

Congrats!


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-03-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
We just left. Here's the board as of 5pm today....

We just left. Here's the board as of 5pm today. Jesse is killing it! He was here quartering his nilgai. Really nice guy.
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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-03-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Sorry if I shouldn't have posted pics like that....

Sorry if I shouldn't have posted pics like that. I'm just more than a little stoked about my first bow kill and that it was here. Now getting him back is kicking my butt from being so far in.

...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-03-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Here he is. It was a heart shot. The first pic...

Here he is. It was a heart shot. The first pic isn't a legal one yet. We tagged him right after. Just to prove it, here he is in the cart. 828550828551828552

Got him with a Hoyt Defiance 30" at...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-03-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Good size 6-pt buck. He only went 50 yards. My...

Good size 6-pt buck. He only went 50 yards. My first bow kill! Pic to come. Heading back to get the bike and trailer


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-03-2016, 11:48 AM
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Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Just rattled one in at 20 yards. Now to wait....

Just rattled one in at 20 yards. Now to wait. 828488


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-02-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Good luck! I still haven't seen any animals all...

Good luck! I still haven't seen any animals all day


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-02-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 594
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Posted By katy_oilman
Saw a guy smoking while he was stalking. ...

Saw a guy smoking while he was stalking.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-02-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Haha! You're not alone my friend. Quite...

Haha! You're not alone my friend.

Quite here too. No animals, just a few birds a nice breeze, some guys coming in late I hear driving, and one persistent bee.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-01-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 594
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Posted By katy_oilman
Mosquitos were bad for sure. What's funny is that...

Mosquitos were bad for sure. What's funny is that the road was actually better than what it was at the beginning of the month when we scouted. They filled a lot of the pot holes compared to last...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-01-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Looks like they did a lot better than the first...

Looks like they did a lot better than the first group! We are set up and ready to go to. We are excited at the potential for tomorrow. We didn't see any other signs of hunters in the two areas we set...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 12-01-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
FYI. They just emailed an updated hunt info...

FYI. They just emailed an updated hunt info packet. I'm about to print it out as we are heading out.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-30-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
I'm not solo, but I'm happy to help anyone haul...

I'm not solo, but I'm happy to help anyone haul an animal out if you need help. Also, if anyone is getting together. Cell number is 346-901-59 one eight.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-30-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 594
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Posted By katy_oilman
Wow. Those are small. You just burst my bubble. I...

Wow. Those are small. You just burst my bubble. I was hoping for kilos.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-30-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Looks like the second group was more successful....

Looks like the second group was more successful. I'm assuming they are measuring the weight in kilograms??


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-29-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Yes, set up the day before and we can scout that...

Yes, set up the day before and we can scout that same day too. We'll be there Thursday about mid-day after a 6 hour drive to set up our spots.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-26-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
That tip really is bent. Good luck tracking her...

That tip really is bent. Good luck tracking her down. Still plenty of light left.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-26-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Nice! Congrats!! Pics please Sent from my...

Nice! Congrats!! Pics please


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-25-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
By the way. For those in the deer hunt - I called...

By the way. For those in the deer hunt - I called a week ago to get confirmation on what to do about tags - for the other draws we are using tags from the hunt and not our own. LANWR management said...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-25-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Last time we were there (a couple of weeks ago),...

Last time we were there (a couple of weeks ago), they told us we could just drive through even though the road closed signs were up. The locals were driving through and a game warden even swung by...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-25-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 31,013
Posted By katy_oilman
Anyone in a tripod? Sent from my iPhone...

Anyone in a tripod?


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-22-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,634
Posted By katy_oilman
Same except I'll have to bugger out Monday...

Same except I'll have to bugger out Monday afternoon. I have another hunt starting Tuesday at Brazos Bend.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-22-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,634
Posted By katy_oilman
That would be appreciated. We are down for the...

That would be appreciated. We are down for the 2-6 and will do the same - set up Thursday and scout a little more as well. We scouted a total of 26 miles across 5 different sections a couple of...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-22-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,634
Posted By katy_oilman
Wow! Less than I thought. I wonder if they will...

Wow! Less than I thought. I wonder if they will keep track of deer too starting next weekend.


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Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 11-18-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,634
Posted By katy_oilman
Looks like the guys out today are getting a...

Looks like the guys out today are getting a little rain right now. I would be interested to know if anyone had any success on the first day of the hunts


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